Society for the Humanities (SHUM)Arts and Sciences

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SHUM 4500

This seminar investigates some of the university's old and often neglected teaching collections. Focus is on those collections that consist of replicas (e.g. musical instruments, Rau plow collection, plaster ... view course details

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  • 17345SHUM 4500  SEM 101

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SHUM 4501

The seminar examines the idea of the "end of time" with particular attention given to the peoples and culture groups of the circumpolar subarctic and arctic. We will explore how the anthropocene can be ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ANTHR 4051

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17350SHUM 4501  SEM 101

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SHUM 4504

This course uses the lens of temporality to track transformations in notions of personhood and collective life engendered by recent trans-Asia economic shifts. We will develop tools that help unpack the ... view course details

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  • 17362SHUM 4504  SEM 101

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SHUM 4505

From court decisions about the voting rights act to legislation involving abortion, many social issues are shaped by civil rights temporalities—narratives making amorphous conceptions of "how long," "time ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 4505ASRC 4550

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17366SHUM 4505  SEM 101

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SHUM 6409

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  • 18186SHUM 6409  SEM 101

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  • Graduate participants receive $1,000 research stipends. Enrollment by competition: http://urbanismseminars.cornell.edu/apply/ Deadline: July 31, 2015.